Bucks County Pennsylvania's Finest Performance and Fitness Center

At ATP, we provide a variety of personal training and fitness training services, including fitness testing, conditioning, body building, weight loss, & medical exercise programs.

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Who are we?

Advanced Training Principles Inc., ATP, one of the largest Fitness companies in Pennsylvania, is an elite personal training Company with over 15 years of experience.

ATP is striving to become a recognized leader in personal training. We offer value and service and a wider selection of programs than the typical personal trainer.

Our goal is to educate our clients so they will feel comfortable working out on their own once they complete our programs. Nowhere else will you find programs like ours, and nowhere else will you find personal trainers more dedicated to your health and fitness than at ATP. We at ATP have studied and developed expertise in exercise science so you don't have to. Our trainers have degrees in health related fields and hold high level and nationally accredited certifications. If professional, qualified and knowledgeable trainers are what you want - you have come to the right place!


We are a full service personal training company
  We are a full service company because we offer much more than just personal training. Our strong physical fitness background enables us to service our clients from a health and wellness perspective. We keep you strong and healthy. We have established a reputation of excellence within the community.

All ATP trainers are fully certified and insured.  In addition, all ATP trainers complete a specialized apprenticeship program with expert trainers before working with clients in order to improve practical and applied skills and insure consistency in the teaching and execution of ATP fitness programs.


We are mobile to your home or office
ATP understands how precious your time is. Traveling to and from your gym can consume vital hours from your busy schedule. We provides in home personal training throughout Bucks County as a convenience. Your Personal Trainer together with the best in fitness equipment can transform your home, office, or backyard into the ultimate training grounds. In-home personal training adds a new dynamic to your training program that you cannot get from your neighborhood gym or athletic club.

John Franco - President & CEO, ATP

John is a professional strength and conditioning specialist. He is certified by the National Strength and Conditioning Association, the only accredited association in the fitness industry.  John has been the strength and conditioning coach at Council Rock High School for 10 years.  As an All-American college football player, he was the 1983 NCAA Division III National Rushing Champion.  He is the 1979 winner of the Maxwell Club Award and the 1984 Bucks County Courier Times Twin Sports Award.  John also was elected to the Wagner College Hall of Fame in 2001 and the Council Rock High School Hall of Fame in 2003.


Also an accomplished weight lifter, John was the 1989 Pennsylvania Drug-Free Power Lifting State Champion and placed in the top 10 in the National Drug-Free Power Lifting Championships in 1990-91.  His other weight lifting titles include, Mr. Philadelphia, Novice Class; Mr. Bucks County, Open Class; and the Charity Cup Winner.


John received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration from Wagner College and also has attended the Atlantic City Coaches clinics, sponsored by major teaching institutions such as Penn State University, Syracuse University, Bucknell University, Temple University, University of Virginia, Rutgers University and the University of Pittsburgh.  John specializes in sport-specific training for athletes of all ages.  He particularly enjoys working with high school and junior high school students.  As a trainer and an athlete, John recognizes the importance of discipline and proper nutrition as part of a well-rounded fitness program.

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